Military Missioner / Rector

Midwest City, OK
Type: Clergy
Posted Mar 24, 2021
Job Title
Military Missioner / Rector
Name of church or organization
Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma / St. Christopher’s Midwest City
Midwest City, OK
Job Description

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Midwest City, and the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma are joining together in a creative, mutual mission initiative, to intentionally reach out to our local neighborhood and beyond. We are calling a 3/4 time Rector, and 1/4 of your ministry will be spent serving on Diocesan Staff as the “Diocesan Military Missioner.” St. Christopher’s came into being as a result of our ministry to our local neighbors, of whom are members of the military stationed at Tinker AFB, OK. Tinker AFB is located less than three (3) miles from our campus, and it serves as a major military installation with over 26,000 personnel assigned.

Additionally, throughout Oklahoma, we have several major military installations to whom God is calling our diocese to minister and connect. In addition to Tinker AFB, we have five (5) military installations located throughout the state: Altus AFB, Altus, OK; Vance AFB, Enid OK; Fort Sill Army Base, Lawton, OK; Mcalester Ammunition Army Base, Mcalester, OK; Container Inspection Training USCG, OKC, OK; and Coast Guard Institute, OKC, OK.

As “Diocesan Military Missioner” you will assist our congregations throughout the diocese to identify and accomplish the mission of the church by serving the spiritual support and care of active/retired service members, families, veterans, and widows/widowers who experience unique circumstances due to the nature of their service.

Full description here.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Stipend/Housing $56,000/year
  • SECA Reimbursement $4,284/year


  • Fully Paid Family Health Coverage
  • Vacation (One month, includes 5 Sundays)
  • Continuing Education (2 weeks) Budget $600
  • Professional Expenses $2,500
Type of Commitment
Full Time (3/4 Rector; 1/4 Military Missioner)
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Application Process
Submit all materials:
– Resume/Curriculum Vitae
– A copy of your updated OTM profile
– A “Letter of Interest” that highlights why you believe you may be called to serve as Rector or Priest-in-Charge of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Midwest City, OKEmail to:
Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma
Attn: The Rev. Canon Eric Cooter, Canon to the Ordinary
Questions: call 405/232-4820
Submissions will be acknowledged within four (4) days of receipt.Applications must be received by 5/1/21
Application Deadline